Kevin Carpenter

Kevin N. Carpenter

Vice President, Global Operations and Integrated Supply Chain

Kevin Carpenter joined The Toro Company as vice president, global operations and integrated supply chain in December 2021 from Carrier Global Corporation. In his new role, he has responsibility for procurement, manufacturing, order services, transportation and logistics.

Carpenter previously served as vice president of operations for Residential and Light Commercial Systems at Carrier and held other leadership positions in the organization including vice president of quality and continuous improvement and vice president of advanced manufacturing. Prior to joining Carrier, Carpenter was vice president of manufacturing services at Rockwell Automation, Inc. He also held earlier engineering and operations roles at General Electric, Magna International, Nexxus Lighting and General Motors/Delphi.

Carpenter holds a Master of Business Administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve, a Master of Science in industrial engineering and engineering management from Youngstown State University, a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in general engineering, with a minor in mathematics, from Morehouse College. He also completed Finance for Senior Executives at Harvard Business School in 2021, and holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Ashland University.

    Our Company

    At The Toro Company, we take great pride in helping our customers enrich the beauty, productivity, and sustainability of the land. Founded in 1914, The Toro Company was built on a tradition of quality and caring relationships. Today, the company is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. Through a strong network of professional distributors, dealers and retailers in more than 125 countries, we proudly offer a wide range of products across a family of global brands to help golf courses, professional contractors, groundskeepers, agricultural growers, rental companies, government and educational institutions, and homeowners – in addition to many leading sports venues and historic sites around the world.